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with that country. the fact that they are such nurse. by the way. the idiots, the government officials. some of the best entrepreneurs in the world, but they are stuck because the government is absolutely out of its mind. by the wy, the mock up was the total fake. they showed this mock up. it was totally fake. melissa: we are out of time. the era of big government is over but it's not. it is getting bigger. what is in store for our future? tonight. [applause] >> my audience and i just watched the state of the union. once again i am freaked out. president says he will not increase the deficit but the government will consume more money and more of my freedo that is what i heard. with someone who respects the dignity of the individual, individual freedom if only ron paul would run for president. he is here. dr. paul why did you run for president? >> that is interesting had a dream that i did and i was doing very well and i won the primary in iowa and a look of the next morning and my name was never mentioned. i guess it was a dream but i thought about it. >> but you did get in the republican pr
and the government are charged with crimes, ranging from rape and murder to robbery. an example of what is a nationwide problem. >> he came to become the european union's first marxist prime minister. he tells newsnight why he thinks democracy itself could be in danger. and at a time when the britains are debating whether to leave the european union, they are still poised to become a full member. hello. british prime minister david cameron will be visiting india in the coming days. he is still traumatized by the gang rape of a student just before christmas, who later died of her injuries. it is about indian attitudes towards women, but they also look at how it runs itself. many are accused of rape, murder, and other serious crimes. andrew north reports. >> it was an eruption that many believe was waiting to happen. the new delhi rape case has unleashed a torrent of anger at the old order, bringing a darker side of that democracy to light. the government is promising speedier trials and tougher laws. the suspected criminals this activist is investigating, he says the politicians are evad
in 2003. the federal government has required the states to be more rigorous before issuing identification cards. that's why the appellant can't get a valid government identification but more peerntly i want to emphasize if this commission decides that expired identification is okay with letters you will have a standard that is really arbitrary. what is enough? it's a letter from a former supervisor? is it a balance license? what standard are we going to use? >> >> and that would be unfair to the public at a whole. >> do you have any -- >> i do and the issue is background check and you stated the primary reason it requires a valid id so you can do a background check and issue a license for fortuneteller. >> that's correct. that's one of the reasons. >> which makes infinite sense to me, so if a medical marijuana card issued by the state requires a background check to be issued wouldn't it be valid for your licensing purposes? >> that's a good question. a thorough and complete background check starts with knowing that your backgrounding the person who is applying for the permit. if th
to love the bomb. no, i hate the way the government is doing it, but i accept it for the next four years they're going to pile so much money into this area, this stock probably takes off big time. >> adam? >> i don't like going against charles when it comes to stock picking any of the time. but the one that i love the most here, charles, is first solar. i think solar is a great idea, but this company loses money and gets beaten up by the chinese. i would stay away. >> the chinese are kicked out of the market. they got those tariffs. >> details, details. dave is on now. >>> well, if at first you don't succeed -- >> today no area holds more promise than our investments in american energy. >> the president making new calls for more green spending. the same week a government report revealing some major misuse in a green grant. 150 million taxpayer dollars going to electric battery company where inspectors found employees playing video games, card games, cards, working at animal shelters, all while on the clock. and the only batteries they're building, so far they're in south korea. we keep h
. the same week a government report revealing some major misuse in a green grant. 150 million taxpayer dollars going to electric battery company where inspectors found employees playing video games, card games, cards, working at animal shelters, all while on the clock. and the only batteries they're building, so far they're in south korea. we keep hearing stories like this. so at a time when we're desperately looking for places to cut the federal budget, is this a perfect place to start? hi, everybody. welcome to "forbes on fox." let's go in with steve forks, rick you thinker, elizabeth mcdonald, morgan brennan, rich carlguard and mike. steve, if you want to cut waste, is this the place to start? >> sure, david. green energy a great place to save green dollars. if green energy had any promise, entrepreneurs would be in on it. in terms of clean energy, we have it in our backyard with natural gas, remove obstacles to that, we'll have all the clean energy we want and need and export it. >> rick, you're against government waste. this was an incredibly wasteful program. is this the place we
on are a how i learned to love the bomb. i hate the way the government is doing this. they are going to pile so much money, this stock takes off big time. >> neil: what do you think of all of the above? >> i don't like going against charles when it comes to stock picking any time, but the one i love the most is first solar. i think solar is great idea but this company loses money and gets beaten up by the chinese. >> the chinese are kicked out of market. >> neil: details, details. >>> nothing changes inside. look what is happening outside. unions pushing lawmakers to keep on spending. i guess you know why we're not gag handle on this. off the hook out free phones to people that don't need them. so you say disconnected. did he just change gas prices. cashin in, at the pump right now. >> eric: wayne rogers, jonathan honig and sandra smith and also joining us is julie. welcome everybody. so as the national debt continues to soar, unions say they don't want to tolerate spending cuts. >> we won't allow cuts to social security or medicare or medicaid. we are going forward. this is like this. we build
, the unions is to demand jobs. where do they et off with that. we have more government workers now than we a citizens in 1776 and so many have so much to do. they should be cut. unions need to take a back seat and put this country for once. >> eric: sequestration threatening spending, let's not gog go to sequestration. >> guess what. this is our country. god bless us. they are asking for more money. the debt clock over $16 trillion. this country is in trouble. the money is gone. they are asking for more, but guess what? they have a president that is willing to give them more. he is already proposing a raise for all federal workers on top of the one they are going to get in march. >> eric: is there a spending cut that a union is willing to like? >> i don't think so. you got to give them credit for what they are. they are constituency. they are only interested in themselves. everybody who goes there and lawmakers are interested in themselves. whether it's a union or another political group. you can't blame them for that. they are doing what they are supposed to do, representing their union m
in support of the government and against the the prime minister's plan to dissolve it. the search goes on but there's no trace of the meteorite that left a trail of destruction across central russia and the winner is, we'll be live from the berlin film festival with news of who's got the golden bear. thank you for joining us. a bomb targeting people shopping for vegetables has once again highlighted pakistan's deep sectarian tension. at least 60 have been killed in an explosion in the southwestern city of quetta. more than 200 were injured when a bomb exploded outside a market. police say it was aimed at the region's minority shia population. attacks in quetta have killed more than 200 in the past month. we have the latest from islamabad. what more do we know about this attack? >> hi, barbara. what we know is that this bomb, which went off in this market was very powerful bomb. it was an improvised explosive device and more than 60 people were killed and well over 200 people were injured. this attack, of course, comes
industry, automobile industry, the public education and literally they're bankrupting government as well. they're only growing in government. unions account for about 36% of government workers. only 6% in the private work force. i tell you, the nerve of richard trumka and the unions to demand jobs. where do they get off with that? we have more government workers now than we had citizens of the countries founded in 1776 and so many of them have nothing to do with actually protecting individual rights. they're educators, library workers, researchers. they should be cut. we need to be cut. and unions need to take a back seat and actually put this country first for once. >> sequestration threatened some spending and unions say, hey, wait a minute. let's not go to sequestration. you might threaten some of our spending n guess what, mr. trumka is right. this is our country. god bless us. they're asking for more money? did you just see the debt clock, over $16 trillion, eric. this country is in trouble. the money is gone. they're asking for more, but guess what? they've got a president that's w
-- kers [laughter] the government has finally grown a pair. >> the federal government and 16 states declared a kind of legal war on s&p, the huge ratings agency. >> the justice department accuses s&p of a scheme to defraud investors. >> the feds have filed a $5 billion lawsuit against the rating agency standard and poor's, claiming that it committed fraud when it gave high ratings to risky mortgages. >> stephen: the government claims standard and poor's committed fraud by giving triple-a ratings to what it knew were worthless securities. folks, that's (bleep)! [laughter] (bleep), by the way, also gets a triple-a rating from standard and poor's. [laughter] [cheers and applause] folks, today they come for the ratings agencies, tomorrow they come for the banks, and that's the last thing our economy needs. a gallup poll found that consumer confidence in banks is already at an all-time low. that includes the 1930's, when bankers lowered confidence by occasionally landing on consumers. [laughter] and i believe that an investigation will just make things worse. i don't think the banks are
to the police department and even fewer call for government issued id with the permit application. those that don't require a government id include licenses for charitable solicitations, new photographer, even escorts service. >> >> and it's not ordinary commercial activity but first amendment and the u.s. supreme court held repeatedly where there are restrictions to carry out the first amendment rights should be construed and all reasonable laws are preserved with that, but there is another matter i need to bring to your attention tonight. and that is a week ago today i over nighted to this board and to the police department lawyer on the case a motion for your consideration it to provide a important new fact that arose since this appeal was filed and recently the state of california and san francisco county issued a picture id medical marijuana card for mary, an id that unquestionably meets the ordinance referenced and that you have a government id. however the board's executive director called me the next morning and said she was barred under your rules of allowing the president or a
households and the government. we project an inflation adjusted gdp will increase by about 1.5% in 2013. it would increase roughly 1.5 percentage point faster were it not for that fiscal tightening. under current law we expect the unemployment rates will stay above 7.5% through next year. that would make 2014 the sixth consecutive year with them -- with unemployment so high since the 1930's. we expect gdp will pick up to 3.5% in 2014 and the following four years. the gaps between the gdp and what it is capable of producing on a sustained basis will still not close quickly. under current law we expect output to remain below potential levels until 2017, nearly a decade after the recession started in december 2007. the nation has paid and will continue to pay a big price for the recession and slow recovery. we estimate the total loss in output relative to the potential in 2007 to 2017 will be equivalent to half of the total output of the -- the total outlook the country produced last year. the federal budget deficit will shrink in 2013 for the fourth year in a row. an estimated $845 billio
that the fed, federal government outlines has higher unemployment than those states with lower minimum wage. look, it's simple economics, something which this current administration doesn't understand. when you raise the cost of labor, you have a surplus of labor, that's true in comments, stocks, whatever. when you have a surplus of labor, what do you have, brenda? you have higher unemployment and simple as that, this administration doesn't understand. >> so what do you think of that, caroline, would this help or hurt unemployment if we just got rid of the minimum wage? >> well, i think that would be a terrible idea and i disagree with gary b. actually those studies have experienced-- that's a relationship, other variables causing those differences because two decades of rigorous research indicate he when you do it in a planful way and mild way and raise the minimum wage that it has a positive effect on the local economy. positive effects in terms of lower training costs and turnover and less lost time at work and dedicated employees, so small businesses, mid size and large businesses benef
-year smart government initiative, we've realized both one-time windfalls and annual savings by selling surplus land, buildings and vehicles, consolidating offices, renegotiating contracts and bids, and changing how we buy goods and services. and three, we made revolutionary changes to huge budget drains -- closing a state prison as part of a wider corrections reform, privatizing medicaid and reining in benefits for public employees. in many ways, you and i have remade state government. our goal is simple -- make every tax dollar count. now many changes and cuts were desperately needed. state government had become bloated and inefficient. we will not restore those cuts, and we will not return to the old way of doing business. but efficiency alone wasn't enough to balance those budgets, and so we made cuts to certain programs that hurt, cuts that none of us would have made if we had not been forced to make them to survive. well, we survived -- better than most states -- but now we must ask ourselves -- what damage did we do? let me describe some of it. we froze funding in our k-12 classr
increase our deficit by a single dime. it is not a bigger government we need, but a smarter government that sets priorities and invests in broad-based growth. >> the president also appeals to congress to work together on climate change, immigration reform, and particularly on the phony issue of automatic government budget cuts known as sequestration. >> question. when former president clinton took the helm during an economic downturn, he said he had a quote laser-like focus on the economy. how would you describe the focus of president obama's state of the union pat buchanan? >> he did pivot back toward the jobs and the economy but overall this was a very libbal brail speech, something we have all heard before nothing new in it and a dead on aarrival speech. he is not going to get the minimum wage, not going to get the assault weapons ban, not going to get amnesty, not an awful lot of the things he has in there. he is appealing to his base and appealing to what he sees as the majority of the country, which probably does support most of what he said. it was a very political speech but in
much flexibility. they have a lot of rules that govern the use of the licenses. what if broadcasting is not the wave of the future and instead is some sort of mobile service? what we do -- what this does is it says to the licensee that if you put your spectrum up for sale, you will get some portion of the proceeds. if the buyer comes in and they spend more than what the seller wants, the commissioner has figured out that it is more valuable. that is one way. we are also working closely on how to move certain government uses off of the spectrum that are viable. there are also a number of efficiency gains in technology. for example, we launched an effort about two years ago and it is much more efficient. it allows us to get more use out of the spectrum. you know, technology just changed generally. we also need to push policy that allows the spectrum to go from very inflexible to uses that are much more valuable for the consumer. >> shared use? >> that is one possibility. we believe strongly in an approach to exclusive used i sensing -- exclusive use of licensing. it is probably one of
was a programmatic expression of that. is there a human ill or social ill that he did not have the government's answer to? if he did, i did not hear it. >> mark? >> it that is a liberal agenda, we have really move the goalposts in our country. i thought the speech -- the sum of the parts did not create a greater whole. i thought that the parts of it were really good. i liked the minimum wage, i like to the education, i liked it training, i particularly liked the gun -- at the end. but there wasn't come in richard nixon's turn, the lift of a driving dream. >> colby? >> i don't think it was supposed to be the kind of address. i think he laid out an agenda he wants to pursue. i think he will achieve some of it. it will happen with immigration reform, i believe it, maybe not to the extent he wants. i think he will get something on guns. there is a movement out there and he hit it just right, the tone on it. minimum wage will be the traditional fight, but i think he was right to lay down the agenda that he wants to he will have to pursue it with the democrats because he will get very little suppor
john: a debate over the role of government, sparked by the president's state-of-the-union address. did he find common ground or open a deeper divide? i'm john dickerson, in for gwen ifill. tonight, on "washington week." >> together, we have cleared away the rubble of crisis. we can say with renewed confidence that the state of our union is stronger. john: mr. obama tells congress and the nation he's got big ideas. >> i propose working with states to make high-quality preschool available to every single child in america. i propose a "fix it first" program to put people to work as soon as possible on our most urgent repairs. raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour. john: republicans see it as a sign to balloon the government. >> to make it to the middle class no matter where you start out in life, it isn't bestowed to us by washington. >> what's next? >> gabby giffords deserves a vote. the families of newtown deserve a vote! the families of aurora deserve a vote! john: covering the week, karen tumulty of "the washington post," todd purdum of "vanity fair," jeff zeleny with "the
they fall to earth. >> then as well as government has released these first pictures of presidents hugo chavez following his latest cancer surgery. he had not been seen in public since he went to cuba for his fourth round of treatment in december. >> it was the news they had been waiting weeks for supporters gathered to celebrate. the 58-year-old president has not been seen in over two months. in these first images, he is picture posing with his daughters. >> i was waiting for those pictures. when i saw the picture, i began to thank god for this miracle. some people did not believe he is alive. >> every day, we are praying, wishing him to come back because we need him. there is no one like him in the world. >> the government says the president is still recovering from a respiratory infection. when his son-in-law spoke on state television, he reassured viewers that he is still leading the country. >> he communicates perfectly well and he makes himself understood. this is a reversible process. >> for human rights activist that was not good enough. his organization has filed a legal challe
government is still spending billions of dollars on things like giving people free cell phones. it is a shame that our commander is using the military as an ideological crusade for higher taxes. these things have to stop. we should be coming together on issues like creating jobs for hard-working american families, reigning in out of control deb t, and ensuring that we have a strong national defense. we should come together now to replace the sequester. we should not have more tax increases, it better, more responsible spending cuts that put our budget on the path to balance and 10 years. thank you for your time. god bless the men and women in our forces and may god continue to bless the united states of america. >> tomorrow on "newsmakers" our guest is representative harold rogers. it talks about funding the federal government the budget cuts known as sequestration. >> the cuts to the military or the most severe. that will i think require the layoffs of hundreds of thousands of civilian employees, not to mention military operations. but also, these cuts will affect every agency, every operati
smaller government, we are getting ready for much higher xes. is that really applying the buffett rule, which says that for people that make more than $2 million per year, they should pay at least a 30% effective tax rate. neil: so you heard it right there. pushing higher taxes. now this was that tax should fix the problem or maybe compound the problem. jonathan hoenig, we are so glad to see him and lizzie wickett mcdonald. >> over trillions of dollars of spending coming down the road over the next decade, this budget takes it in that regard. by the way come in, the rich can organize their own taxes. those that do the scorecard for congress. they routinely miss it year after year. we are $16 trillion in debt. i will tell you something that if you want government-funded green shoots, or you want to trillion companies overseas back home -- these guys miss it constantly in congress. always messing up from that perspective. >> i feel awkward tensions. >> india. i think you have to be very suspicious about government force. those demanding the product of your labor. that is always the democ
: is very good to see you, thank you so much for your insights. well, consider smaller government, we are getting ready for much higher taxes. is that really they say i'm a bad kid. or a charity case. a trouble maker. worthless. there are more than 3 million children in america's child protection and justice systems. kids who have been abused, neglected, traumatized. kids who act out. the worst cases you can imagine. they say i'm messed up. a drain on society. just a stupid mistake. for their safety and others, some of these children have to be removed from their homes. separated from their families. their at the mercy of an overwhelmed system. i don't think i'm a lost cause. i'm just a kid. youth villages believes that no child is a lost cause. not a single one. because a stable loving family can help any child succeed. and we have an 80% success rate that proves doing whatever it takes for children, is the only thing that works. if you agree, find out how you can help. at youth villages.org applying the buffett rule, which says that for people that make more than $2 million per year
. neil: is very good to see you, thank you so much for your insights. well, consider smaller government, we are getting ready for much higher taxes. for much higher taxes. is that really this is $100,0. for much higher taxes. is that really we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much. i appreciate it. i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money? if your bank takes more money than a stranger, you need an ally. ally bank. your money needs an ally. did you know not all fiber is the same? citrucel is different- it's the only fiber for regularity that won't cause excess gas. it's gentle and clinically proven to help restore and maintain regulity. look for citrucel today. applying the buffett rule, which says that for people that make more than $2 million per year, they should pay at least a 30% effective tax rate. neil: so you heard it right there. pushing higher taxes. now this was that tax should fix the problem or maybe compound the problem. jonathan hoenig, we are so glad to see him and lizzie wickett mcdonald.
smaller government, we are getting ready for much higher taxes. is that really smart the boys used double miles from their capital one venture card to fly home for the big family reunion. you must be garth's father? hello. mother. mother! traveling is easy with the vture card because you can fly any airline anytime. two words. double miles! this guy can act. wanna play dodge rock? oh, yoguys! and with double miles you can actually use, you never miss the fun. beard gring contest ango! ♪ i win! what's in wallet? applying the buffett rule, which says that for people that make more than $2 million per year, they should pay at least a 30% effective tax rate. neil: so you heard it right there. pushing higher taxes. now this was that tax should fix the problem or maybe compound the problem. jonathan hoenig, we are so glad to see him and lizzie wickett mcdonald. >> over trillions of dollars of spending coming down the road over the next decade, this budget takes it in that regard. by the way come in, the rich can organize their own taxes. those that do the scorecard for congress. they routine
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the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour. john: republicans see it as a sign to balloon the government. >> to make it to the middle class no matter where you start out in life, it isn't bestowed to us by washington. >> what's next? >> gabby giffords deserves a vote. the families of newtown deserve a vote! the families of aurora deserve a vote! john: covering the week, karen tumulty of "the washington post," todd purdum of "vanity fair," jeff zeleny with "the new york times," and eamon javers of cnbc. >> award-winning reporting and analysis, covering history as it happens, live, from our nation's capital, this is "washington week" with gwen ifill. corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by --. >> we went out and asked people a simple question, how old is the oldest person you've known? we gave people a sticker and had them show us. we learned a lot of us have known someone who's lived well into their 90's and that's a great thing but one thing that hasn't changed is the official retirement age. the question is, how do you make sure you have the money you need to enjoy all of
for a president engaged in hand-to-hand combat congressional republicans over the basic exchanges of government. still, the president said the country could afford all of it. >> nothing i'm proposing tonight should increase our deficit by a single dime. it is not a bigger government we need, but a smarter government that sets priorities and invests in broad-based growth. john: , so, karen, if bill clinton kind the famous phrase that the era of big government over, did president obama launch the era of smart government? >> that's going to depend on what side of the aisle you were sitting on when you listened to the speech. but one thing about the speech, there was just a lot in it. he touched every single domestic policy initiative he has ever put together before, even the things that sounded sort of new -- minimum wage, raising it to $9 an hour. in his first campaign, he campaigned on raising it to $9.50 an hour by 2011 but what really came through to me in that speech was his declaration that essentially after two years of doing nothing but fighting with republicans over deficit reduction, he
. president. it's what i do. the federal government with a shocking message telling them to call pilgrims illegal aliens. it is and obama administrative administrative effort. if you have trouble with that, wait until you actually see the program under way. as a were going to show you next. serbs ♪ lou: this is the most transparent administration in history. and i can document how that is the case. everything from every visitor that comes into the white house is now part of the public record. that is something that we changed. just about every law that we passed him every rule that we implement, we put on line for everybody there to see. lou: i have to say, and i think -- i'm asking you to just shared with me, if you will. in your secret arguments can you really wonder how he does that with a straight face? i mean, it's pretty impressive. i mean, impressive. the president there went on to argue in that, i don't know, hang out, whenever you call it a much argue that his administration handling of the terrorist attack was politicized and so not an example of a lack of transparency. wow. t
the facts. sorry, mr. president. it's what i do. the federal government with a shocking message telling them to call pilgrims illegal aliens. it is and obama administrative administrative effort. if you have trouble with that, wait until you actually see the program under way. as a were going to show you the boys used double miles from their capital one venture card to fly home for the big family reunion. you must be garth's father? hello. mother. mother! traveling is easy with the vture card because you can fly any airline anytim two words. double miles! this guy can act. wanna play dodge rock? oh, yoguys! and with double miles you can actually use, you never miss the fun. beard gring contest ango! ♪ i win! what's in wallet? ♪ lou: this is the most transparent administration in history. and i can document how that is the case. everything from every visitor that comes into the white house is now part of the public record. that is something that we changed. just about every law that we passed him every rule that we implement, we put on line for everybody there to see. lou: i have to say,
a march 1st deadline for the across-the-board government cuts known as the sequester. >> this is not a game. this is reality. >> i don't like the sequester. it's taking a meat axe to our government. >> these steps would seriously damage the fragile american economy. >> still fragile enough that four years after the recession the u.s. economy actually shrank in the last three months of 2012. the storm clouds were ready to blow away and washington basically called them back. >> i think we're all aware that we have some urgent business to do. >> if not for indecisive, uncompromising, and polarizing politicians, america's economy could take off again. >> we are producing more energy and america can become an energy exporter. >> we're in the midst of an energy boom and it's lowering the price of electricity and bringing manufacturing back to america. a housing boom fueled by the lowest interest rates in history. and 35 months of private sector job creation. america's future could be great. >> i'd like to focus on what lies beyond the fiscal debate. >> i'd like to, too. but
and preconceived notions about how republican supermajority is going to govern. there is a narrative already been written for us. republicans will fight internally, and democrats will be focused solely on play politics instead of working across the aisle to find common ground for good government. i think that makes characters -- caricatures of us. we're not always going to agree on what the policy is. people in this room were elected for different reasons and oftentimes because of specific issues. i think we can agree that in the end, the focus should and will be on a better tennessee. howard baker, senior state said any time he was sitting across the desk with anyone in this agreement, he would kill himself to keep in mind that the other fellow -- disagreement, he would tell himself to keep in mind the the other fellow might be right. the other fellow might be right. tennesseeans don't want us to be like washington. but what principled problem- solving. -- they want principal problem solving. [applause] over the past two years, with a lot of progress in working together. we balanced budgets. it
, a lot of these congressmen who have been in government for a while, and some of the new ones are doing the job that they were sent there to do. they are representing the constituency from where they are from. the democrats do the same. i know we have differences on both sides of the aisle, but i believe that being able to -- being able to work together and coming together as a nation and congress has a lot to do with barack obama as the president. he was reelected. he needs to be in the white house. he needs to lead this nation. he does not need to be out in campaign mode. that is all i have seen from barack obama. campaign, speech -- let's get everybody in the white house, and let's get things done. guest: a couple of points -- we hear this from constituents, that they are frustrated that they are not seeing the leadership. what he is saying really plays into that. leaders are team builders. they know how to bring people forward to find consensus. the president's speech the other night was all about the president and about his plans. it was not about the items that are on the wrong tr
areas are worse than others. the government has a compelling interest to address this. they need to try to put rules on the table, not to take away the second amendment, but to enforce more rules to negate these happenings. host: the president several times reiterating that the proposal deserves a vote. what he think? caller: i agree. congress is our lawmakers. they put things in place and have to have a vote on this. i agree it should come to that. i believe in the second amendment. we have to make concessions here. host: do you think that congress will take up the votes and what the president is proposing? what do you ultimately think will, of that? caller: i think it will come to a decision. it has become very imperative to do something about it. at this time i think they are going to come to a fair decision across the board, how to address this and put rules in place that we have to negate thkis from happening. host: jim from twitter says this -- "vote on it and move it down, and then move onto something important." we go to ralph on the democrat'' line. caller: i agree with the aut
government. some very scary statistics. two out of every three graduating high-school students today believe that the three branches of government are republican, democrat, and independent. that is an actual poll. 75% of all americans don't know that religious freedom is protected by the first amendment. 75%. more americans can name the judges on "american idol" than on the supreme court of the united states. what does this mean to us? how did we get here? well, first of all, unless the next generation understands the obligations imposed by the constitution, we are going to have a serious, serious problem. my children can always tell me about their rights, but very rarely tell me about their responsibilities. those responsibilities are critical to our future as a country. the fact of the matter is, if we do not understand the constitution, if our children do not understand the constitution, and appreciate the separation of powers, and appreciate the different roles that are branches of government are meant to play, how are our elected officials opposed to understand? what has happened today
leader. , the leaamerican people don't expect government to solve every problem. they don't expect everybody in this chamber to agree on every issue. but they expect us to put the nation's interest before party. >> paul: welcome to the journal editorial report. i'm paul gigot. that was president obama during his state of the union address, he called for a vast expansion, laying out a second term agenda that includes more spending on public works, a cap and trade program for carbon emissions, a minimum wage increase and a federal nursery school entitlement. so does the president think he can get any of this passed or is he counting on a pelosi congress in 2014? let's ask wall street journal columnest and deputy editor dan henninger, james freeman and washington columnist kim strassel. kim, how much does the president think he can pass or is that what this is about? >> no, he knows he can't pass his agenda, very little of this would make it through the republican house. that's in fact exactly the point. the goal here, which is a repeat of what he's done for the last two years, is to
that is for of and by the people, not for of and by the government. that is the big battle that we are in right now. we need to make a decision with our eyes open which country do we want to be. >> it's interesting because you made the comparison of ancient rome, and you said this could happen to america s that something you fear? >> i definitely fear it because we are in very much the same position that they were in. so powerful, a pinnacle nation in the world, no competition, going to be there forever, so they thought, and then all the military ex-passionism started and tap purchasing this group and that group. , that requires a lot of people when you capture people to keep them under control and they quickly began to run out of money. then they are looking for any kind of scheme to get money from the people, and the rich people, they have a lot of money so let's come up with some schemes to get their money. that erodes another aspect of confidence and creativity within your society and they just continued right down the path of destruction. >> and that could happen here? >> it's in the process of happeni
relationship with the turkish government. it's a completely different world. it's completely opposite. when their armed forces show up, it's not really lacked upon as a good thin. this is why i want to say thank you to our military that's here today, to the army, the navy, the military in general, the marines, the coast guard, even i saw a couple air force running around here yesterday. the fact that you are here and you are in san francisco and you do this every year, it says a lot. because we lack at -- look at this as a good week. we have a great working relationship and after being there and seeing that it's not a good relationship and people get really, really tense when the guys in green show up, it makes me appreciate what we have all the more. there's one other thing i really appreciate, by the way, and i'll direct this to general speese being the trainer that he is, i got a whole new appreciation for muzzle discipline back there. i appreciate the fact that we drill that into our personnel that don't point anything you don't want to shoot at. because there's one point i was actu
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